Pervious concrete won’t let water stop it

or move it, i guess. Whatever.

via Boing Boing by Maggie Koerth-Baker on 6/23/11


Pervious concrete is, basically, just concrete that allows water to flow through it. This has some benefits and detriments for urban environments, as explained on NPR’s Science Friday. Frankly, though, it’s kind of pleasant to just sit back and watch this patch of pervious concrete absorb 1500 gallons in five minutes.

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